Innovative  Independent  Smart Business Solutions…..

Smartran is the leading provider of innovative independent consultancy services and practical solutions to local government organisations, Higher Education,
developers and transport service providers.

Smartran provides project delivery and consultancy services in Smart City initiatives, transport ticketing, student card schemes, resident card schemes, reward/loyalty/incentive schemes and the convergence to smart ticketing. Smartran is an active member of ITSO and LASSeO which set the interoperability standards and both Transport Card and Local Authority smart card forums (TCF and SCNF). We are experienced in network design, mobile applications and application architecture.

Our core skills and experience are in the areas of:
• Network infrastructure and application architecture
• Sustainable service improvement at reduced cost
• Rapid project delivery to accelerate benefit realisation
• Transport ticketing including future ticketing technology
• Multi-application resident smart card schemes.

Smartran's clients include transport operators, Local Authorities, developers, schools, colleges, universities, ticketing system providers, ATOC and Rail Settlement Plan. Smartran is responsible for designing and implementing most of the new resident cards schemes in London, is leading on the design of multi-application student cards and has advised the GLA, London Councils and many other authorities.

  Our Services   — Smartran offers clients a broad range of professional expertise which can be applied to all stages of a project's life-cycle. We are currently assisting clients in the areas of Local Authority resident smart cards, higher education, incentive schemes, transport ticketing, cash collection services, contactless payment applications and improved delivery of existing services. We typically undertake assignments which make it easier for residents and customers to access our clients' services. Read more...

  Solutions    Based on our unique experience and business relationships, we bring you exciting and effective solutions for multi-application smart card schemes and related access control, retailing, cash collection payment, e-commerce and settlement requirements:- Read more...

  Case Studies   — Our recent clients include: Capital Ambition, University of the Arts, Hillingdon Council, Lewisham Council, First Group, Waltham Forest Borough Council, Amadeus, National Smart Card Project, Chester City Council (first implementation of the NSCP starter kit) and Association of Train Operating Companies. Read more...

  Company Profile    Smartran’s resources bring a wealth of experience in the design, implementation and operation of industrial strength solutions to support information distribution, identification, retailing, intra-company trading and settlement. Smartran is a sponsor of the Smart Card Network Forum (see and an active member of LASSeO, ITSO and the Transport Card Forum (TCF). Read more...Return to Top

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For more details about our consultancy services and leading edge technical solutions, you can contact Smartran on:
TEL: 01483 772241
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       Latest News      

Congratulations to Tramlink Nottingham and Nottingham Trams who won 4 Light Rail awards in 2014
Customer Service
– move to Off Tram Ticketing.
Vision (highly commended) – Off Tram Ticketing.
Service Improvement (highly commended).
Engineering Achievement for pushing new Karlsruhe Friendship Bridge over Notts station.

Congratulations to Norfolk County Council who launched Phase 1 of their multi-operator transport smart card over Easter. Kevin Farquharson from Smartran is providing project and technical consultancy to DfT and the Norfolk Project.

Confidex, the world's leading supplier of contactless fare media, has been selected by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), which owns and operates the Glasgow Subway, to supply a large volume of contactless ITSO smart tickets to replace magnetic stripe tickets currently in use across the underground system... Read More

At the pre-xmas Transport Card Forum meeting, Kevin provided a short update on the potential for low cost smart tickets. Read More...

Kevin Farquharson is currently working as project manager and on acceptance for Nottingham Trams who will introduce off-tram ticketing in 2013. Read More...

Smartran is delighted to welcome smart ticketing industry expert Peter Tomlinson to the team. Read More...

Smartran is delighted to announce the expansion of a proven reward scheme to incentivise volunteers in your community and introduce real financial incentives to health and wellbeing programmes. We invite you to register your interest to ensure you receive our launch offers and guarantee of best terms as the scheme matures. Read More...

Smartran has been awarded a framework contract for the provision of ITSO technical consultancy support services to Local Authorities and Transport Operators in the South West of England. Read More...

London Councils and Capital Ambition chose Smartran to investigate the introduction of a Pan-London Resident Card.

Hillindgon Council Kevin Farquharson present at the first important milestone of the HillingdonFirst card
chose Smartran to plan and implement HillingdonFirst, the largest multi-application resident card delivered for several years in England.    Read more...

Assertis chose Smartran to advise on  implementation of new transport web ticketing solution Read more...

London Borough of Waltham Forest has completed over four year of operational support of their resident card scheme, Smartran, the smart card specialist company responsible for the successful launch of the scheme, and London Borough of Waltham Forest agreed a new contract to the borough resident card scheme in 2009, the OneCard.  Read more...

Smartran successfully deliver feasibility study into a Youth Access card for London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Read more...

Novacroft chose Smartran to advise on  implementation of  transport smart ticketing solution Read more...


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